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Course Description

HS 205 Great Lakes Maritime History 4 cr.

  • Offered: Contact department

The broad scope of Great Lakes maritime history, particularly the development and operation of Great Lakes sail and steam vessels, trade patterns, cargo, cargo handling, increased role of the federal government, harbor and navigation development, lighthouses, life-saving, shipwrecks and the role of women. Also examines maritime museums, current issues and research sources and methods.